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Missouri Breaks

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On August 3, 2017

One more national monument saved from the ravages of Trump. That’s the Missouri Breaks in Montana, which was really controversial when Bill Clinton created it. Still about two dozen possible red

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The Wages of Mining

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On December 8, 2016
In 1985, I took the first trip of my life. We drove from Oregon to Minnesota for a family reunion. For me, at that age, this was exciting. As we drove east on I-90, we stopped in Butte, Montana. There, I saw the Berkeley Pit, the gigantic open pit copper mine now filling with incredibly […]

Glacier Memorial National Park

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On November 24, 2014
I suppose I should visit Glacier National Park and Glacier Bay National Park before the glaciers become one of our starkest memorials to human-caused climate change. The loss of these glaciers will have widespread negative impacts on the humans and ecosystems in entire region, as they will around the world, including in China and Bolivia.
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